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Oprah’s Truth

Oprah’s Truth By Leonard Zwelling https://www.wsj.com/articles/oprahs-truth-and-its-potentially-deadly-consequences-1515628059 Upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globe show on Sunday, January 7, Oprah Winfrey may have launched her bid to be president in 2020. At least that’s what the blogosphere thinks. #Oprah2020 is the hash tag du jour. Given who the current occupant of the ...

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Science: The Final Frontier

Science: The Final Frontier By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/04/opinion/trump-disdain-science.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region&region=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region&_r=0 In this opinion piece in the NY Times on January 5, 2018, Neal F. Lane and Michael Riordan discuss the need for the naming of a science advisor to the current occupant of the Oval Office. Given the long list of policy issues that depend upon the ...

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Trump v. Bannon: Big Dog, Fire Hydrants, And Male Egos

Trump v. Bannon: Big Dog, Fire Hydrants, And Male Egos By Leonard Zwelling There may be nothing as fragile or as lethal as the male ego. If that is true, Donald Trump and Steve Bannon may be exhibits one and two. Now their poorly hidden enmity has broken out across the fruited plain. And this ...

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Modern Medicine Through The Lens Of The NY Times

Modern Medicine Through The Lens Of The NY Times By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/01/us/at-veterans-hospital-in-oregon-a-push-for-better-ratings-puts-patients-at-risk-doctors-say.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/31/opinion/tom-brokaw-health-care-immigrants.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region&_r=0 These two stories appeared in The New York Times on January 1, 2018. The first tells a sorrowful tale of how veterans are getting less than adequate health care at a VA Hospital in Roseburg, Oregon because administrators have taken over ...

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Long Division or Long Addition In DC And On Holcombe

Long Division or Long Addition In DC And On Holcombe By Leonard Zwelling By any measure, Donald Trump won the votes of a minority of a deeply divided nation in a fashion that allowed his inauguration on January 20. From the moment of his election, through his inaugural address, to the many dismissals, firings and ...

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year By Leonard Zwelling Resolutions. It’s that time again. What promises to ourselves shall we make to begin the new year? There are always the usual ones. To lose weight. To exercise more. To be kinder. To get less aggravated. To begin therapy that you have been putting off. To stop therapy that ...

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